One purpose of SDG’s is peace (peaceful), Alauddin State Islamic University (UIN) of Makassar as one of the educational institutions in East Indonesia which choses to participate in achieving SDG’s by cooperating with the Islamic University of Makassar, and the International Interfaith Initiative, India to implement International Conference (ICSUN 2017) with the theme “Intercultural Communications and Interreligious Dialogues to Strengthen the United Nations Goals for Sustainable Development” on March 9-11, 2017 at the Four Points by Sheraton Makassar, South Sulawesi. It is also a commitment of UIN Alauddin Makassar to continue the integration of science in an effort to become the campus of civilization.One purpose of SDG’s is peace (peaceful), Alauddin State Islamic University (UIN) of Makassar as one of the educational institutions in East Indonesia which choses to participate in achieving SDG’s by cooperating with the Islamic University of Makassar, and the International Interfaith Initiative, India to implement International Conference (ICSUN 2017) with the theme “Intercultural Communications and Interreligious Dialogues to Strengthen the United Nations Goals for Sustainable Development” on March 9-11, 2017 at the Four Points by Sheraton Makassar, South Sulawesi. It is also a commitment of UIN Alauddin Makassar to continue the integration of science in an effort to become the campus of civilization.

Implementation of this event was the initiation by working with several countries to strengthen this commitment and is fully supported by the Government of Makassar and South Sulawesi Provincial Government.

These activities consist of seminars, conferences, and a city tour to houses of worship and historic sites in the city of Makassar. The conference was attended by various elements of the government, religious leaders, professors, academics, politicians, educators, students and the general public. Delegates from Germany, Australia, India, Malaysia, Cambodia, the United States, and from several regions in Indonesia. City tour conducted with all participants to visit places of religious worship, some of which are Xiang Ma temple, monastery Girinaga and Petra Church.

The conference succeeded in becoming a scientific forum to exchange ideas about religion and culture by the agents of world peace from various circles. Where it will build harmony between people of different cultural backgrounds, ethnicity or religion so as to support the achievement of peace.

At the end of the activity, Dr. Ir. H. Agus Arifin Nu’mang, M.Si, Vice Governor of South Sulawesi highly appreciated by the international conference. He was given a warm welcome and appreciation to the international speakers present.

The conference was very interesting and impressive as there are many institutions and companies that support these activities with a variety of support given, by him we thank; Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, the Provincial Government of South Sulawesi, Makassar City Government Tourism Office Makassar, Hermann Gundert Society Stuttgart Germany, The Canadian Council Of churces Canada, Zhenghe International Peace Foundation USA, Frostburg State University in the United States, the Australian Government, Ma ‘ din Academy India, Eram Group Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ACWAY (United Kingdom, Cambodia and Indonesia), Peace Generation Indonesia, Bank BNI, Bank BRI, the Foundation for Community Empowerment Indonesia Smart (YPMIC), Serum Institute, and Alauddin Peacebuilding Institute (ALPI) and INP.

The conference will be held aka annual conferences in various countries and to ICSUN 2018 scheduled to be held in the United Arab Emirates (Dubai) or in India depending on the country most ready to implement.

News LINKS of ICSUN 2017 :

ONLINE NEWS

1. http://makassar.tribunnews.com/2017/03/09/peserta-icsun-2017-akan-kunjungi-rumah-ibadah-di-makassar
2. https://washilah.com/2017/03/uin-alauddin-jadi-tuan-rumah-icsun-2017
3. https://prasetya.ub.ac.id/berita/Dosen-UB-Presentasi-di-ICSUN-2017-19472-id.html
4. http://seputarsulawesi.com/berita-hadirkan-5-delegasi-negara-uin-makassar-sukses-laksanakan-konferensi-perdamaian-.html
5. http://kabaroke.com/delegasi-10-negara-bahas-perdamaian-dunia-dan-kerukunan-di-makassar/
6. http://bacawarta.ga/10-negara-ikuti-konferensi-di-makassar-bahas-masalah-perdamaian-dunia/
7. http://trialiefmedia.com/keanekaragaman-indonesia-jadi-pembahasan/
8. http://upeks.fajar.co.id/2017/03/10/keanekaragaman-indonesia-jadi-pembahasan/
9. http://liputanutama.com/2017/03/09/icsun-cari-solusi-perdamaian-dunia/

NEWSPAPER

10. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10206779887455285&set=a.1781935807690.72984.1818308375&type=3&theater

VIDEO

11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkhdnHQneV4
12. http://makassar.tribunnews.com/2017/03/09/bahas-perdamaian-dunia-10-negara-konferensi-di-makassar

TV STATION

13. TVRI (Republic of Indonesia TV)

Documentations of ICSUN 2017 on Google Drive
1. http://bit.ly/ICSUN2017-Folder1
2. http://bit.ly/ICSUN2017-Folder2
3. http://bit.ly/ICSUN2017-Folder3

[Download] Proceeding ICSUN 2017.